Teacher of English, SW London borders

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Hinchley Wood SchoolSW London borders

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: London Fringe
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

If you are a talented, highly motivated practitioner with the ability and enthusiasm to deliver innovative and enjoyable lessons to students, we would love to hear from you.   This role is offered on a full or part time basis; please indicate on your application if you wish to be considered on a part time basis.  

English is a strong and thriving department, staffed by a committed, collaborative and supportive team.  As a result, English and Media are popular subjects amongst our students and our examination results are well above national averages.  In summer 2017, 91% of the Year 11 cohort achieved grades 9 – 4 in English Language and 93% in English Literature.    English Literature and Media Studies are also popular subjects at ‘A’ Level. Results in 2017 include 100% pass rate, with 88% of students achieving A*-C for English Literature and 100% of students achieving A*-C for Media Studies.  

Hinchley Wood is an inclusive, high achieving and highly sought after school with 1,300 students on roll including 230 in our 6th form.   Located on the borders of SW London, we pride ourselves on celebrating student progress and development as well as academic achievement.  In 2017 our Progress 8 score put us in the top 10% of schools nationally, and we are regularly in the 100 top performing schools in England and Wales in terms of the progress our students make between the end of Key Stage 2 and their GCSEs.

This role is suitable for either an experienced practitioner or a newly qualified teacher, full or part time. A departmental responsibility may be available for the right applicant, and we offer: 

• a competitive salary (London Fringe Pay Scale); 

• Two week Autumn half term and a minimum two week break over the Christmas period

• Friday afternoon non-contact time

• interest free travel/relocation loan

• on site gym and 

• professional development support and an extensive CPD programme.    

If you are an NQT, joining Hinchley Wood School would be an excellent start to your teaching career with benefits including:  

• An established and extensive NQT programme; 

• Support and expertise of departmental mentors;  

• A tailor-made whole school professional development programme;  

• Support network of other NQTs across subject areas;  

• Mid-year residential opportunity; and 

• A two week paid induction during July.  

If you have any queries please contact us via email: hmorey@hinchleywoodschool.co.uk   Application packs are available here or from our website http://www.hinchleywoodschool.co.uk/243/vacancies     

Closing date for applications:  Tuesday 17th April 2018 (9am)

Hinchley Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The position advertised is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Claygate Lane, Hinchley Wood, Esher, Surrey, KT10 0AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8398 7161
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